Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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Inclusive Dates--Bulk


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes Patterson's correspondence, topical files, church materials (e.g., bulletins, directories, etc.), sermons, photographs, 35mm slides, and cassettes. Notably, the first box includes correspondence about Foy E. Wallace, Jr. following his death, and correspondence and photos concerning Patterson's edited work on Wallace: Foy E. Wallace, Jr.: Soldier of the Cross.

Biographical Note

Noble Festus Paterson, Jr. was the editor of the Christian Journal. Terry J. Gardner and Patterson edited Foy E. Wallace, Jr.: Soldier of the Cross.

Donor Note

Rita Patterson Orbison


This collection has been arranged by series. Series I: Foy E. Wallace, Jr.; Series II: Correspondence; Series III: Planners; Series IV: Topical Files; Series V: Church Materials; Series VI: Photographs; Series VII: Cassettes, CDs, VHS tapes, 16mm Audio Reels; Series VIII: 35mm Slides; Series IV: Artifacts; Series X: Equipment; Series XI: Miscellaneous Files. There are also several oversized items including a photograph and banner.

Content List

Series I: Foy E. Wallace, Jr.
Series II: Correspondence
Series III: Planners
Series IV: Topical Files
Series V: Church Materials
Series VI: Photographs
Series VII: Cassettes, CDs, VHS Tapes, 16mm Audio Reels
Series VIII: 35mm Slides
Series IX: Artifacts
Series X: Equipment
Series XI: Miscellaneous Files
Oversized Items
Photo of Joe Warlick and Ben Bogard (Located in Flat File C3)
Christian Journal banner (Located in Oversized Storage)
See finding aid for more details.


Churches of Christ--Texas



Extent of Collection

22.5 linear feet (22 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #465

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox

Subjects--Personal Names

Wallace, Jr., Foy E.; Gardner, Terry J.


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